Rainy Day Asian Fix | Moksa & King Fung Garden

Whenever it rains I want Asian food. Whenever it’s Monday I start thinking about lunch around 10am. Therefore I want some dumplings right meow. I’m actually putting myself in agony writing this post because I’m starving and already debating which Chinatown spot to hit up for lunch today. I wrote about these two Asian restaurants on Chow Down Beantown recently and wanted to share them on Just Add Cheese as well.

Moksa opened a few weeks ago in Central. They serve both traditional and non-traditional Asian small plates like noodles, dumplings, pork buns, etc. It’s the perfect spot to hit up before a night out (at Naga most likely) or a casual weekday dinner. Here’s what I got on my first visit…

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Tuna Poke, Avocado, Hearts of Palm

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Berkshire Pork Potsticker

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Bok Choy Side Dish

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Shao Bing: Pork Belly Sandwich

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Paneer, Avocado & Jalapeno Roti

We LOVED Moksa. I enjoyed every dish except the Roti, which I wish had more sauce or something to moisten it up. It’s a straight forward, fun and affordable experience.

Central Square
450 Massachusetts Avenue
Mid-Cambridge, MA 02139

Moksa on Urbanspoon

Now for a more traditional Chinese place that has been around forever, King Fung Garden in Chinatown. It’s hard to believe you’re in a working restaurant when you walk through the doors of what looks like a 1970’s diner, but the traditional Chinese dishes they serve are worth every pang of sketchiness. And it’s BYOB, so like, duh.

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Amazing Chicken (and it is)

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Scallion Pancakes (the best I’ve had in Boston!!)

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Pork Dumplings

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House Fried Rice

Does anyone else get weird rainy day Asian cravings?

74 Kneeland St
Boston, MA 02111

King Fung Garden on Urbanspoon

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8 Responses to Rainy Day Asian Fix | Moksa & King Fung Garden

  1. lfitzb says:

    I’m going to have to stop you right there because the lunch I brought today sucks and now I can imagine soy sauce in my mouth and it’s delicious and driving me nuts. great. awesome.

  2. funandfearlessinbeantown says:

    I get Asian cravings all the time….mostly Korean. 🙂

  3. Daisy says:

    actually, YES considering the fact that is rained all day yesterday and we ordered Chinese takeout last night. too funny. I will have to check out these spots!

  4. Elizabeth says:

    So cool that Moksa has paneer roti. I want to check it out.

  5. Whenever it’s raining I just want to stay home and wear yoga pants and a hoodie… And eat ice cream (weird, I know). Still haven’t been to Moksa but I’m glad to read good reviews!

  6. Rainy days definitely call fo Asian food (or anything greasy or cheesy for the matter). I could polish off a platter of those scallion pancakes right now!

  7. Those potstickers look awesome! Definitely want to try Moksa.

  8. All of that food at Moska looks and sounds amazing…especially those potstickers!

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